Today the New Hampshire State Legislature had the opportunity to turn the state into a Right-to-Work state. Rather than choosing freedom for workers ala ‘Live Free or Die’, they chose to keep New Hampshire workers in forced unionism shackles. The legislation will not end unions but will give workers the choice whether or not to join a union. Federal law only allows workers to ‘opt out’ of actual union membership but they are still forced to pay an agency fee even if they can negotiate for themselves. New Hampshire’s ‘Live Free or Die’ motto should be changed to ‘Live Free with Union Chains’ now that the Senate decided to table the bill which essentially means ‘killing the bill’.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics only 11.1% of workers in New Hampshire are members of a union. Why did the New Hampshire Legislature pander to only 11.1% of the workforce? Clearly the other 89.9% represent a far bigger portion of NH than the small special interest minority. And that’s where the truth probably lies. It’s already a well-known fact that Democrats are bought and paid for by unions. In the New Hampshire Legislature it’s also a well-known fact that some Republicans are also union puppets.
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